Sundown in Downtown brings food, drinks, music to museum


Sundown in Downtown, from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North, will include small bites, signature cocktails, Latin music, strolling performers and the museum’s summer exhibit, “Hatching the Past.” Tickets are $55 per person, $100 per couple. Visit www.LVNHM.org or call 702-384-3466. …

The fifth annual Las Vegas Brews and Blues Festival will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Tickets, which include a tasting mug and unlimited samples of microbrews, are $35 in advance, $40 at the gate or $75 for VIP; a portion of ticket sales will benefit Keep Memory Alive. Visit www.VegasBrewsAndBlues.com or call 702-822-7700. …

Barley’s Casino &Brewing Company, 4500 E. Sunset Road in Henderson, will pay tribute to Bubba the Brewmaster with the tapping of Bubba’s Hopped Up Lager at 5 p.m. Monday. The celebration of National Bubba Day will continue with $2 12-ounce shorts of the seasonal brew from Monday through June 8. …

A Penfolds wine-pairing dinner is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Aureole at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The five-course dinner with an entree of herb-roasted veal loin is $225 inclusive. Call 702-632-7401. …

The Evening of Hope Epicurean Experience, a benefit for Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada, will begin at 7 p.m. June 6 at the World Market Center, 495 S. Grand Central Parkway. Tickets, which include cocktails, wine and hors d’oeuvres, start at $150; visit CandlelightersNV.org. …

In celebration of Negroni Week, Rx Boiler Room at Mandalay Place, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, will donate a portion of proceeds from each Gibroni Negroni sold from Monday through June 8 to the Scleroderma Research Foundation. The Gibroni Negroni was created by lead barman Eric Smith. …

O Face Doughnuts has opened in the John E. Carson building at 123 S. Sixth St. downtown, offering cold-brewed coffee and sweet and savory doughnut flavors including s’mores, Mexican chocolate, smoked salmon and pizza. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends. Call 702-476-3223. …

Send information to Heidi Knapp Rinella, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125. You also can send faxes to 702-383-4676 or email her at Hrinella@reviewjournal.com. Follow @HKRinella on Twitter.

 

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